A Western Carolina University student mountain biker who regularly trains on the university’s trail system rode away with two national championship medals at a recent competition held in West Virginia.
Members of the Western Carolina University Student Social Work Association are partnering with Cullowhee United Methodist Church to offer a free pre-Thanksgiving meal to local residents in need Friday, Nov. 18.
Western Carolina University’s Arts and Cultural Events series will present a free screening of the experimental movie “Hotel Dallas” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center. Following the showing of the film, directors Sherng-Lee Huang and Livia Ungur will discuss their work with the audience.
Western Carolina University’s efforts for early voting at a campus polling place exceeded expectations, organizers said. This election year, WCU had for the first time an early voting site, which was established through the efforts of the national Campus Vote Project, WCU’s Center for Service Learning and the Jackson County Board of Elections.
International Education Week is Nov. 14-17 and will feature several events around campus. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange.
Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present an evening concert on campus by the Assembly Quartet on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The 7:30 p.m. performance in the recital hall of the Coulter Building is free and open to the public.
A Student Democracy Coalition survey of Western Carolina University students this week shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with a strong lead over Republican Donald Trump among student voters at the University of North Carolina’s westernmost campus.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center is marking a year in its temporary home at Hunter Library, with faculty, staff, students and visitors taking greater advantage of the location and opportunities it has provided.
The neon “OPEN” sign was flipped on in the window of Bob’s Mini Mart last week, signaling the return of a community institution in the heart of the Western Carolina University campus and the opening of the first business located in the university’s new Noble Hall mixed-use facility.